Union Yellowjackets see season come to end
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 1:00 AM
The Union Yellowjackets saw their 2013 baseball season come to an end Monday night as they were eliminated by the Taylorsville Tartars.
The Yellowjackets dropped the first game 7-2 and then lost game two 2-1. Union finished the season with a 12-16 record.
"We played a tough schedule," said Coach Dustin Hamrick as he wrapped up his first year as head coach at Union. "It got us ready for the playoffs. We won the first round and battled the top team in the state toe-to-toe before being eliminated. Our kids have a lot to be proud of."
The Tartars pulled away in the later innings in game one. Union scored one in the second and one in the third and led 2-1. But Taylorsville came back with two in the fifth, one in the sixth and three in the seventh.
Zack Mowdy was the losing pitcher. He had three strike outs.
The Tartars had an 11-7 hitting edge. Hitters for the Yellowjackets were Jake Rawson and Will Kennedy with each hitting a double; Mowdy with two singles; and, Austin Hood, Dustin Bate and Paul White with each hitting a single.
The Tartars slipped past Union in game two. Union scored one in the second to tie the game at 1-1. Taylorsville would score one in the sixth and hold on for the win.
Bates was the losing pitcher.
Taylorsville had a 6-3 hitting edge. Kennedy, Taylor Coker and Adam Richardson all hit a single.